Have you ever thought about why we associate pink with girls and blue with boy? It wasn't before the last century that toys and clothes were gender specific. When it was realised that gender-oriented marketing could boost the sales, the toys for boys were designed to be more aggressive, action oriented and coded in blue, while girls' toys were more passive and coded pink signifying beauty and nurturing.
This Women's Day, let's explore the the story behind these objects of child's play through a walk inside the International Dolls Museum, Chandigarh.
This guided tour is free.